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For Educators

How to Create an Equitable Classroom

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How to Create an Equitable Classroom

Whether you’re back in the classroom or teaching over Zoom, you have an opportunity to start the school year strong by creating an equitable classroom. Here we provide some ideas to help you create an environment where your students can feel safe and learn to understand each other better.

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Mindfully Returning to School

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Mindfully Returning to School

Your students will have not only the stress of school to manage, but all the added stress of COVID-19 and its effects on their lives outside of school. Some simple mindfulness activities can help them focus on their present moments and better handle the difficulties they’re facing.

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LGBTQIA+ Allyship for Educators

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LGBTQIA+ Allyship for Educators

As educators you have the opportunity to set up an inclusive classroom for all students to feel safe and respected. Read on for ideas about how to support LGBTQIA+ youth in your class.

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What is an Adult Ally?

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What is an Adult Ally?

Adult allies are important for every young person. Here we discuss what it means to be an adult ally and how to be one while maintaining social distancing.

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Resisting Adultism and Building Healthy Youth-Adult Relationships

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Resisting Adultism and Building Healthy Youth-Adult Relationships

Many adults unknowingly exhibit adultist behaviors around young people. To retrain our thought patterns we need to identify adultism in ourselves and take time to compare the way we view youth vs. adults. Here we further discuss this topic.

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Social Media – A Place to Connect

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Social Media – A Place to Connect

Youth and teens often feel like connecting with others online is easier than in real life. As educators and parents, it’s important to understand that although there are risks, social media can bring a sense of belonging to youth today.

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